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Council of the Great City Schools, 2023
English learners (ELs) are one of America's fastest-growing student groups, and their numbers are most concentrated in the country's Great Cities. In addition, the academic needs of these school children are complex and varied, especially as they are developing knowledge of multiple language systems. This document is continued evidence of how…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Reading Skills, Skill Development, Reading Instruction
Council of the Great City Schools, 2022
In light of the growing development in policy and practice that recognizes the importance of early identification of students at risk for reading difficulties and dyslexia through universal screening, districts will need to carefully consider how this may impact English learners. The purpose of this brief is to: (1) share potential challenges…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Screening Tests, English Language Learners, Barriers
Garcia, Brian; Holland, Chester; Vignola, Eric; Sarfo, Akisha Osei; Hart, Ray – Council of the Great City Schools, 2022
Over the years, the nation's large urban school districts have consistently learned from the progress of their peer districts across the country. Great City School districts that have embraced the challenge of educating America's urban children have recognized the value of benchmarking their performance and growth against the progress of others.…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Educational Indicators, School Districts, Urban Education
Council of the Great City Schools, 2022
In 2002 the Council of the Great City Schools and its members set out to develop performance measures that could be used to improve business operations in urban public school districts. The Council launched the Performance Measurement and Benchmarking Project to achieve these objectives. The purposes of the project were to: (1) Establish a common…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Public Schools, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Indicators
Council of the Great City Schools, 2021
In 2002 the Council of the Great City Schools and its members set out to develop performance measures that could be used to improve business operations in urban public school districts. The Council launched the Performance Measurement and Benchmarking Project to achieve these objectives. The purposes of the project were to: (1) Establish a common…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Public Schools, Elementary Secondary Education, Performance
Palacios, Moses; Vignola, Eric; Sarfo, Akisha Osei; Hart, Ray – Council of the Great City Schools, 2021
Great City School districts that have embraced the challenge of educating America's urban children have recognized the value of benchmarking their performance and growth against the progress of others. This report presents a number of different ways that member districts can analyze the data themselves by disaggregating results, showing trends,…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Educational Indicators, Preschool Education, Enrollment
Council of the Great City Schools, 2021
School districts that have adopted the 3Ls™ approach to provide rigorous instruction for English learners (ELs) have, invariably, had to make a case for what this approach offers, how it reflects best practices in English language development (ELD) instruction, and how it meets the needs of English learners. They have also had to make explicit…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, School Districts
Council of the Great City Schools, 2021
This guide aims to present district instructional leaders and staff with a core set of criteria for what high-quality professional development entails. What makes this particular document different and useful is the focus on practical issues of district-level implementation in multiple teaching and learning environments. This is a guide designed…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Public Schools, Faculty Development, Public School Teachers
Council of the Great City Schools, 2021
The purpose of this document is to lay out a framework for the nation's large city school systems to spend new COVID-19 federal dollars strategically and effectively. It sets out overarching goals for the use of funds; articulates broad investment strategies; defines principles for the effective use of funds; articulates things that school…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Emergency Programs, Federal Aid, Pandemics
Casserly, Michael; Hart, Ray; Corcoran, Amanda; Palacios, Moses; Lyons, Renata; Vignola, Eric – Council of the Great City Schools, 2021
Education is often depicted as one of the best ways out of poverty. At the same time, research over many decades finds that most educational outcomes are strongly correlated to poverty. It is not likely that these two themes are true at the same time. Either schools are windows of opportunity and help overcome or mitigate poverty and other…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Public Schools, Poverty, National Competency Tests
Crabill, Airick Journey – Council of the Great City Schools, 2021
Student outcomes don't change until adult behaviors change. Or said differently when placed in the context of governing, patterns of behavior that are exhibited in the boardroom can reasonably be expected to be found paralleled in the classroom. This concept, which offers a summation of the current literature on board behaviors and their…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Governance, Boards of Education, Superintendents
Palacios, Moses; Vignola, Eric; Lyons, Renata; Hart, Ray; Casserly, Michael – Council of the Great City Schools, 2020
This study sought to answer the following questions: (1) Is it feasible to develop Academic Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and collect data on them across member urban school districts? (2) Are comparisons between districts on academic performance measures valid and reliable? (3) Do districts collect and maintain requested KPI data in a way…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students, Academic Achievement
Council of the Great City Schools, 2020
In 2002 the Council of the Great City Schools and its members set out to develop performance measures that could be used to improve business operations in urban public school districts. The Council launched the Performance Measurement and Benchmarking Project to achieve these objectives. The purposes of the project were to: (1) Establish a common…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Public Schools, Elementary Secondary Education, Performance
Council of the Great City Schools, 2020
In the first chaotic days of the crisis, schools across the United States organized to assemble and distribute instructional materials and to make a rapid transformation from school-based to home-based learning. the impact of this crisis on all students is significant. As districts resume instruction in the upcoming school year, they will not only…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, School Closing, Educational Technology
Council of the Great City Schools, 2020
Urban school districts will face a number of new and unprecedented challenges in the 2020-2021 school year. In addition to safely reopening schools, planning for the likelihood of future rolling school closures, redesigning instructional delivery models, and effectively addressing unfinished learning and learning losses among students, schools…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Mental Health, Urban Schools
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